Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6100 Havendale

December 23, 2013 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 6100 Havendale about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday (Dec. 21).

The deceased victim is identified as Jamarcus Owens, 21. A second male victim, 20, was treated for a gunshot wound and released from Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.L. Holbrook and Senior Police Officer P. Vela reported:

Mr. Owens picked up his friend (other victim) from his job and drove to the above address where Owens then parked his vehicle on the street in front of the friend's home. At that time, an unknown vehicle approached Owens' vehicle and several shots were fired from a person(s) inside the unknown vehicle. Owens and his friend were struck. The friend ran inside his residence to alert his family of the shooting and then returned outside to assist Owens. Paramedics pronounced Owens dead at the scene and transported his friend to the hospital.

There is no known motive or suspect(s) in the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/KJS 12-23-13
Inc #158222913

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